Pediatrics faculty share expertise: December 2022

December 1: Toy safety ahead of the holidays
Interview: Kathryn Less, MD, assistant professor, Division of General Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine | Source: WKOW-TV Also covered in: WKOW
December 2: Child flu, RSV, COVID symptoms; what to be aware of this season Interview: Gregory DeMuri, MD, professor, Division of Infectious Diseases | Source: FOX6 Also covered in: WKOW, NBC 15, WQOW, WEAU, WITI-TV, CBS 58, WBAY-TV, News 8000, Telemundo Wisconsin, The 715 Newsroom
December 2: Flu season on track to be rough Interview: James Conway, MD, professor, Divisions of Infectious Diseases and Global Pediatrics | Source: WPR Also covered in: CBS 58
December 5: Hospitals strained amid surge in RSV and flu cases Interview: Joshua Ross, MD, associate professor and division chief, Division of Emergency Medicine, American Family Children’s Hospital chief medical officer | Source: Channel 3000
December 6: Racial, ethnic disparities in maternal and infant health outcomes remain wide in Wisconsin Interview: Nathan Lepp, MD, MPH, associate professor, Division of Neonatology and Newborn Nursery | Source: WPR
December 7: Toy safety is key to injury-free gift giving Interview: Nicholas Kuehnel, MD, assistant professor, Division of Emergency Medicine, UW Health Kids medical director for quality and safety | Source: WEAU Also covered in: WDJT-TV, WIFR-TV, WMTV-TV, NBC 15
December 12: Medical experts shares how to manage kids’ screen time Interview: Megan Moreno, MD, MSED, MPH, professor, interim chair, and vice chair of academic affairs, Division of General Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine | Source: WIFR
December 13: Doctors eyeing new COVID-19 subvariants spreading quickly Interview: James Conway, MD, professor, Divisions of Infectious Diseases and Global Pediatrics | Source: WKOW
December 14: Healthy habits for children over the holidays  Interview: Ellen Selkie, MD, MPH, assistant professor, Division of General Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine | Source: NBC 26
December 15: Healthy holiday break Interview: Paula Cody, MD, MPH, associate professor, Division of General Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine | Source: WKOW-TV
December 15: Comorbidities raise COVID-19 hospital risk for children, young adults with type 1 diabetes Interview: Elizabeth A. Mann, MD, assistant professor, Division of Endocrinology and Diabetes | Source: Healio.com  Also covered in: DiabetesPro SmartBrief
December 16: Spike in cases of invasive infections among kids caused by group A strep Interview: James Conway, MD, professor, Divisions of Infectious Diseases and Global Pediatrics | Source: FOX news  Also covered in: NBC 26, WJFW-TV, TMJ 4, Granthshala News
December 26: Booster rates fall short of health officials’ goals before holidays Interview: James Conway, MD, professor, Divisions of Infectious Diseases and Global Pediatrics | Source: WPR Also covered in: The Chronotype